Our wine tonight is Catawba White, a sweet traditional white wine blend, from Waldensian Heritage Wines in Valdese, North Carolina. The owners/winemaker’s are Waldenses, direct descendants of the Waldensians of 12th century Italy. Interestingly, Valdese, North Carolina is home to the largest Waldensian colony outside of Italy. Since 1967, an outdoor drama is performed each summer downtown Valdese in honor of their North Carolina heritage. Waldensians have been long renown for their winemaking. Click this link to learn more about the Waldensian Heritage.